Environment

Beach Closure Expands in South County

| 4:30 PM

Updated Dec. 9, 2014: The Department of Environmental Health has lifted the water contact closure for the ocean shoreline at the Silver Strand State Beach, Imperial Beach and down to the south end of Seacoast Drive. Recent water quality testing conducted by DEH confirms that Tijuana River flows are no longer impacting these beaches.

Environment

Sewage Spill Prompts Warning Signs at Carlsbad’s Calavera Lake

| 5:04 PM

An estimated 11,400-gallon sewage spill in Oceanside Monday morning has resulted in the posting of contamination warning signs at Calavera Lake in Carlsbad, the San Diego County Environmental Health Department reports. The spill began after a broken water main opened a sinkhole in the 4700 block of Lake Boulevard at approximately 8:40 a.m. The sinkhole […]